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Cane

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1700-1724 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Malacca, carved ivory, silver piqué, base metal

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Messrs Harrods Ltd

  • Museum number:

    T.1822-1913

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

The cane is of malacca with an ivory rondel decorated with silver piqué in a pattern of scrolling leaves and fruit. There is a hole through the cane and the sides of the rondel (the ribbon is not original). The ferrule is base metal

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1700-1724 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Malacca, carved ivory, silver piqué, base metal

Dimensions

Length: 89.4 cm, Circumference: 10.0 cm widest part of rondel, Diameter: 3.2 cm

Object history note

Exhibited in the Costume Court from 1962 to 1979.

Descriptive line

A man's cane, 1700-1724, English; malacca, ivory rondel with silver piqué decoration, base metal ferrule

Materials

Malacca; Elephant ivory; Silver; Metal

Techniques

Carving; Pique work

Categories

Accessories; Fashion

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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